Pondering the Assistance Invasion, blasting off with maximum coolness with SpaceX, possible microscopic passengers, and this is not a place of honor for six percent of rats. Tick-tock!
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Resistance is futile: you will be assisted [00:00]
Falcon Heavy launches away [04:03]
- Elon Musk is elated over the SpaceX success
- Set phasers to maximum coolness
- The Arch Mission Foundation ups the ante for offsite backup
Time And Relative Messaging In Space [12:38]
- DNA as alien message-in-a-bottle (so says TNG!)
- Nuclear semiotics and the problem of messaging across time
- The nuclear renaissance as the (climate change) clock ticks closer
- Practical fusion is getting closer
- Tardigrades, the ultimate package format of life
Wifi Follow-up [34:26]
- NIH: 6% of male rats should not make thousands of concurrent cell phone calls
- Epigenetics is waiting to activate your mostly-inert DNA
Music by Lee Rosevere (CC by 4.0)